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Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm EST
you and the family here as well. the question from john mccain is not expect -- not unexpected. i do remember his opening comments introducing you. it brought me back to my first days when you and john mccain, vietnam veterans, worked together in a noble task to establish normal relations with vietnam, which continue to this day and to deal with the controversial, contentious issue of pow's and mia's. i came to you as a brand new senator, you two did an extraordinary job of moving him forward and giving him a chance to serve. thank you for reminding me of that chapter in my public career and reminding me what you and john carry accomplish together. -- you and john kerry accomplished together. i went to ask you about the role of the secretary of state and the security of the united states. it is often called upon to negotiate to make us safer. since world war ii that has involved a nuclear weapons, and it does to this day as we discuss the future of nuclear entrants like, god forbid, iran into the nuclear club, which we do not want to see happen. we knew after 9/11 there was a new thr
Jan 27, 2013 10:30am EST
senate armed services committee. myofempact senator c-span.or have, you have john mccain saying this is a good idea. do not lower the standards. >> eden not get an answer to your specific question on the sequestration. you as whether or not there any force is coming into play. do you have a sense that sequestration is likely to have been? >> senator durban, and the number two debbie 0 democrat in the senate has just appointed that he is becoming the top defense appropriators. he had said very recently that he did not think sequester would be averted. it does not look currently where these parties are that they are close to any kind of a deal. they may try to find a way to kick the can down the road where they bought themselves 60 days. it does not look particularly good right now. very few people seem to be confronting that. it shall take a lot to pull this off. >> the pentagon has started to take steps to prepare itself for the sequestration and planning that has not taken place until now. >> they are laying off temporary employees. it is starting to happen. >> senator inhofe has been
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